Team Facts
Plays in American Hockey League Team colours Navy Blue + Blue + Red + Gold + White Town Springfield, MA, USA Founded 2016

2016-2017 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#20 Reto Berra (G) 36 1987 Bülach, SUI 6'4" 218 L
#1 Sam Brittain (G) 30 1992 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'3" 227 L
#30 Bryon Lewis (G) 47 1976 Springfield, MA, USA 5'10" 181 L
#56 Mike McKenna (G) 39 1983 St. Louis, MO, USA 6'2" 183 R
#30 Colin Stevens (G) 29 1993 Niskayuna, NY, USA 6'2" 181 L
#32 Adam Wilcox (G) 30 1992 South St. Paul, MN, USA 6'0" 190 L
DEFENSEMEN
#14
Sena Acolatse (D) 32 1990 Hayward, CA, USA 6'1" 209 R
#3 Josh Brown (D) Arizona Coyotes 29 1994 London, ON, CAN 6'5" 216 R
#43 Teddy Doherty (D) 28 1994 Hopkinton, MA, USA 5'9" 172 L
#5 Michael Downing (D) 27 1995 Canton, MI, USA 6'3" 205 L
#33 Robert Hamilton (D) 28 1994 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'0" 194 L
#4 Jakub Kindl (D) 35 1987 Sumperk, CZE 6'3" 198 L
#44 Matt MacKenzie (D) 31 1991 New Westminster, BC, CAN 6'1" 187 R
#12 Ian McCoshen (D) 27 1995 Anaheim, CA, USA 6'3" 218 L
#4 Dylan McIlrath (D) Washington Capitals 30 1992 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'5" 231 R
#28 Brent Regner (D)   “C” 33 1989 Westlock, AB, CAN 5'11" 192 R
#11 Colton Saucerman (D) 30 1992 Colorado Springs, CO, USA 5'9" 194 R
#7 Reece Scarlett (D) 29 1993 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'1" 185 R
#27 Thomas Schemitsch (D) 26 1996 Thornhill, ON, CAN 6'4" 205 R
#37 Tony Turgeon (D/LW) 33 1989 Grand Forks, ND, USA 6'3" 227 L
#52 MacKenzie Weegar (D) Calgary Flames 29 1994 Nepean, ON, CAN 6'0" 201 R
#6 Eddie Wittchow (D/RW) 30 1992 Burnsville, MN, USA 6'5" 225 L
FORWARDS
#13 Chase Balisy (C/RW)   “A” 30 1992 Fullerton, CA, USA 5'11" 179 L
#21 Graham Black (C) 30 1993 Regina, SK, CAN 6'0" 185 L
#26
Tim Bozon (LW) 28 1994 St. Louis, MO, USA 6'1" 205 L
#16 Matt Buckles (C/W) 27 1995 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'3" 218 R
#10 Rihards Bukarts (LW/RW) 27 1995 Jurmala, LAT 5'11" 185 R
#32 Joe Diamond (LW) 33 1989 Long Beach, NY, USA 5'7" 176 L
#25 Anthony Greco (RW) 29 1993 Queens, NY, USA 5'10" 176 R
#11 Shane Harper (RW) 33 1989 Valencia, CA, USA 6'0" 198 R
#8 Jayce Hawryluk (RW/C) Ottawa Senators 27 1996 Yorkton, SK, CAN 5'11" 196 R
Steven Hodges (C) 28 1994 Yellowknife, NT, CAN 6'0" 185 L
#24 Ryan Horvat (LW)   “A” 29 1993 Simcoe, ON, CAN 5'11" 185 L
#29 Dryden Hunt (LW/C) Toronto Maple Leafs 27 1995 Cranbrook, BC, CAN 6'0" 192 L
#41 Juho Lammikko (C/LW) 26 1996 Noormarkku, FIN 6'3" 203 L
#39 Matt Leitner (C) 32 1990 Los Alamitos, CA, USA 5'9" 185 L
#36 Zac Lynch (C/RW) 30 1992 Pittsburgh, PA, USA 6'0" 190 R
#40 Stephen MacAulay (LW/C) 30 1992 Cole Harbour, NS, CAN 6'2" 183 L
#43
Denis Malgin (C/W) Colorado Avalanche 26 1997 Olten, SUI 5'9" 176 R
#17 Jared McCann (C/LW) Seattle Kraken 26 1996 Stratford, ON, CAN 6'1" 185 L
#39 Greg McKegg (C/W) Edmonton Oilers 30 1992 St. Thomas, ON, CAN 6'0" 194 L
#42 Kyle Rau (C/W) 30 1992 Eden Prairie, MN, USA 5'9" 172 L
#18 Eric Robinson (RW/LW) 32 1990 Foxborough, MA, USA 6'2" 201 R
#16 Mike Sgarbossa (C) Washington Capitals 30 1992 Campbellville, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 L
#22 Logan Shaw (RW/C) 30 1992 Glace Bay, NS, CAN 6'4" 207 R
#10 Jordan Smotherman (LW/RW) 36 1986 Corvallis, OR, USA 6'3" 225 L
#19 Brody Sutter (C/RW) 31 1991 Viking, AB, CAN 6'5" 203 R
#15 Paul Thompson (RW)   “A” 34 1988 Derry, NH, USA 6'1" 201 R
Position: G: 6, D: 13, F: 25 | Av Age: 24.36 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 197 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
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Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 21 players
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2 players
1 player
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Experience Springfield Thunderbirds: 2 800 GP
NHL: 2 956 GP
WC: 152 GP
OG: 11 GP
SHL: 286 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 125 GP
Liiga: 254 GP
KHL: 229 GP
Czechia: 144 GP
AHL: 10 041 GP
DEL: 723 GP
Affiliated Team(s) St. Louis Blues (NHL)
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Arena Information
Arena Name MassMutual Center Location Springfield, MA, USA Capacity 6 789 Construction Year 1972
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/27/2023
01/27/2023 Up/Down Leaving Nikita Alexandrov (F) Leaving for St. Louis Blues
01/27/2023 Up/Down Joining Tyler Tucker (D) Joining from St. Louis Blues
01/26/2023
01/26/2023 Up/Down Leaving Andrei Bakanov (F) Leaving for Worcester Railers
01/23/2023
01/23/2023 Up/Down Joining Steven Santini (D) Joining from St. Louis Blues
01/23/2023 Up/Down Leaving Jake Ryczek (D) Leaving for Adirondack Thunder
01/20/2023
01/20/2023 Up/Down Joining Nikita Alexandrov (F) Joining from St. Louis Blues
01/11/2023
01/11/2023 Loan Joining Jake Ryczek (D) Joining from Adirondack Thunder
01/08/2023
01/08/2023 Up/Down Leaving Tyler Tucker (D) Leaving for St. Louis Blues
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2016-2017 AHL 76 32 - 33 - 11 197 206 75 0.99 6 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 AHL 76 32 - 37 - 7 210 233 71 0.93 7 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 AHL 76 33 - 29 - 14 250 241 80 1.05 7 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 AHL 61 31 - 27 - 3 190 186 65 1.07 5 Playoffs Cancelled
2021-2022 AHL 76 43 - 24 - 9 233 221 95 1.25 2 Final loss
2022-2023 AHL 41 19 - 17 - 5 121 120 43 1.05 6 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. François Beauchemin (F) 2022-2023 Rouen Ligue Magnus 35 23 38 61 30
2. Logan Shaw (F) 2022-2023 Toronto Marlies AHL 42 16 32 48 28
3. Braylon Shmyr (F) 2022-2023 Herner EV 2007 Germany3 43 22 22 44 8
4. Matt Marcinew (F) 2022-2023 Rapid City Rush ECHL 37 17 24 41 22
5. Liam Pecararo (F) 2022-2023 HC Slovan Bratislava Slovakia 38 18 20 38 26
6. Jonathan Ang (F) 2022-2023 EHC Kloten NL 41 18 19 37 38
7. Mike Sgarbossa (F) 2022-2023 Hershey Bears AHL 35 14 22 36 28
8. Patrick Shea (F) 2022-2023 Maine Mariners ECHL 36 16 19 35 8
9. Jared McCann (F) 2022-2023 Seattle Kraken NHL 45 23 11 34 8
10. Joel Lowry (F) 2022-2023 EC Kassel Huskies DEL2 38 12 22 34 48
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Anthony Greco (F) 261 85 72 157
2. Dryden Hunt (F) 214 72 78 150
3. Paul Thompson (F) 177 58 65 123
4. Jayce Hawryluk (F) 148 27 68 95
5. Chase Balisy (F) 143 31 49 80
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Anthony Greco (F) 261 85 72 157
2. Dryden Hunt (F) 214 72 78 150
3. Paul Thompson (F) 177 58 65 123
4. Chase Balisy (F) 143 31 49 80
5. Jayce Hawryluk (F) 148 27 68 95
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Dryden Hunt (F) 214 72 78 150
2. Anthony Greco (F) 261 85 72 157
3. Jayce Hawryluk (F) 148 27 68 95
4. Paul Thompson (F) 177 58 65 123
5. Chase Balisy (F) 143 31 49 80
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Paul Thompson (F) 177 58 123 238
2. Bobby Farnham (F) 136 15 38 235
3. Jayce Hawryluk (F) 148 27 95 199
4. Josh Brown (D) 160 7 26 197
5. Ryan Horvat (F) 145 10 48 193
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Anthony Greco (F) 261 85 72 157
2. Thomas Schemitsch (D) 219 24 38 62
3. Dryden Hunt (F) 214 72 78 150
4. Paul Thompson (F) 177 58 65 123
5. Josh Brown (D) 160 7 19 26
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Josh Leivo (F) 2 3 4 2.00
2. Scott Perunovich (D) 17 3 22 1.29
3. Danick Martel (F) 8 4 9 1.13
4. Jean-Sébastien Dea (F) 20 11 22 1.10
5. Jamie McGinn (F) 4 2 4 1.00
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Sam Anas (F) 2021-2022 AHL 75 20 44 64 0.85 12
2. Curtis Valk (F) 2017-2018 AHL 73 20 42 62 0.85 41
3. Matthew Peca (F) 2021-2022 AHL 68 23 37 60 0.88 16
4. Anthony Greco (F) 2018-2019 AHL 75 30 29 59 0.79 25
5. Paul Thompson (F) 2018-2019 AHL 72 26 27 53 0.74 111
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Anthony Greco (F) 2018-2019 AHL 75 30 29 59 0.79 25
2. Anthony Greco (F) 2017-2018 AHL 75 29 19 48 0.64 26
3. Paul Thompson (F) 2018-2019 AHL 72 26 27 53 0.74 111
4. Matthew Peca (F) 2021-2022 AHL 68 23 37 60 0.88 16
5. Dryden Hunt (F) 2017-2018 AHL 58 23 23 46 0.79 37
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Sam Anas (F) 2021-2022 AHL 75 20 44 64 0.85 12
2. Curtis Valk (F) 2017-2018 AHL 73 20 42 62 0.85 41
3. Matthew Peca (F) 2021-2022 AHL 68 23 37 60 0.88 16
4. Harry Zolnierczyk (F) 2018-2019 AHL 72 15 36 51 0.71 38
5. Anthony Greco (F) 2018-2019 AHL 75 30 29 59 0.79 25
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Sena Acolatse (D) 2016-2017 AHL 68 6 17 23 0.34 147
2. Bobby Farnham (F) 2017-2018 AHL 69 11 10 21 0.30 123
3. Tyler Tucker (D) 2021-2022 AHL 72 3 15 18 0.25 114
4. Bobby Farnham (F) 2018-2019 AHL 67 4 13 17 0.25 112
5. Paul Thompson (F) 2018-2019 AHL 72 26 27 53 0.74 111
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'1" 197 lbs 25.11
2021-2022 6'1" 193 lbs 24.68
2019-2020 6'1" 192 lbs 24.26
2018-2019 6'1" 192 lbs 24.49
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Operations suspended for 2020-21 season due to COVID-19.